Our Objectives

The sugar-sweetened beverage tax advocacy project seeks to drive the passing and implementation of an SSB tax in Nigeria. We aim to Communicate, Educate, Gain the Buy-in and Mobilise.

Communicate

the link between sugar-sweetened beverages and non-communicable diseases such as type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and high blood pressure.

Educate

the public and policy makers on the health risks associated with consuming sugar-sweetened beverages

Gain

the buy-in of relevant government officials by presenting facts on the importance of the proposed tax

Mobilise

support from the public and public health advocates to move policy makers to action.

Call to Action

Our coalition recommends that the Federal Government